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Engineering Asia Book Cover
Technology, Colonial Development, and the Cold War Order
Edited by Hiromi Mizuno, Aaron S. Moore, John DiMoia

Weaving together chapters on imperial Japan's wartime mobilization, Asia's first wave of postwar decolonization and Cold War geopolitical ...

Cover of Disorder in the Court by Andrea L. Alden
Morality, Myth, and the Insanity Defense
Andrea L. Alden

The first book-length rhetorical history and analysis of the insanity defense, considered one of the most controversial, most misunderstood, and ...

Book cover with two stylized human heads nearing each other
Edited by Ashley K. Randall, Dominik Schoebi

Emotions play a powerful role in close relationships. Significant progress has been made in understanding the temporal features of emotions ...

Cover of "Psyche Inspired Titanium Class"
A Collection of Artworks
Edited by Brooke Owen, Alexandra Cook, Brianna Orrill, Adriana Talamante, Christiana Shafer, Abigail Weibel, Dillon Briggs

A collection of artistic and creative works from the ASU-led NASA Psyche Mission's 2017–18 Psyche Inspired interns. This downloadable book ...

Cover of "Feeling upon Arrival" by Saretta Morgan featuring inlaid text and a brown background
Saretta Morgan

Inspired by the potential of space to order experiences of time and desire, the language of the poetry in "Feeling Upon Arrival" turns between ...

Cover for Design for Additive Manufacturing featuring metal pieces
Concepts and Considerations for the Aerospace Industry
Edited by Dhruv Bhate

In the coming decades, the growth in additive manufacturing (AM) will likely be driven by production parts that leverage this increase in design ...

Cover of "Crowd Futures: We Have Always Died in the Castle" book, showing a woman's head in silhouette.
Illustrated by: Melissa Gay
Elizabeth Bear
Edited by Bob Beard

Virtual reality technology is no longer confined to computer-science labs and high-tech theme parks. Today, head-mounted goggles, sensors, and ...

Cover of Using Mentor Texts to Teach Writing With the Traits
Middle School
Ruth Culham

Becoming a better writer begins with reading well-written books and trying what their authors do successfully. So why not help middle schoolers ...


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